Jeffrey S. Evans & Associates auctioneers is pleased to announce its set schedule of auctions for 2013. The first auction of the year is 19th and 20th Century Glass, a sale that includes Art Glass made in Europe and America.
The Variety Auction of February 16 features a private collection of Tobacco, Coca-Cola and other advertising material collected over decades and fresh to the market, as well as a huge collection of sterling silver souvenir spoons and flatware; figural napkin rings; Easter and Christmas decorations; antique toys and dolls; vintage clothing and accessories; plus more. This auction features material from the collections of Richard and Mary Ann Krauss of Clyde, Ohio; Betty Jane Renn of Sunbury, PA and Veronica Riefler Strathmann of Pittsburgh, PA.
March 23rd’s 19th Century Lighting Auction includes the second half of the extraordinary collection of the late Dorothy Gooch of Hopkinsville, KY and the remaining items collected by Kerry Bachler of Ontario NY. The 400 catalogued lots include lamps ranging from Swan-stems to Sandwich to Princess Feather; as well as hanging; student and standing lamps. After the catalogued section of this sale, there is an uncatalogued auction of parts from the two private collections organized into tray lots. Bidding in this section of the auction is limited to those potential buyers who are registered on-site.
The Rudolf Evers estate collection is being offered in a single-owner sale on April 13. Mr. Evers was a life-long Shenandoah Valley resident and renowned restaurateur; his wide-ranging interests are reflected in the auction’s contents, such as Virginia, Victorian and bench-made furniture; John Heatwole carvings; vintage toys; country accessories; glass including art, Victorian, EAPG, cut and carnival; as well as fine china and porcelain including R.S. Prussia; plus additions.
The inaugural auction of 18th and 19th Century English, Continental and American porcelain and pottery takes place on April 24. The auction to be organized by Jeffrey S. Evans’ newest staff member, Jill Fenichell, includes Coalport; Worcester; Derby; New Hall; Mason’s; Ashworth’s; Wedgwood; Staffordshire; collections of cabinet cups and saucers ; many fine dessert and dinner services ; a collection of trios from a New England collection; German; Dutch; French; Russian and Chinese Export porcelain examples.
The May 15 auction includes 19th Century Glass and Lighting featuring the collection of the late Veronica "Ronnie" Riefler Strathmann of Pittsburgh, PA including important examples of free-blown, pattern-molded and pressed wares of the Pittsburgh region. Mrs. Strathmann began collecting in the 1950s and was a past president of the National Early American Glass Club (now NAGC). Exhibition and publication records for pieces in her collection include the Historical Society of Western Pennsylvania and Lowell Innes’ Pittsburgh Glass 1797-1891. This sale also includes the final installment of the collection of the late Miriam Mucha, formerly of Philadelphia and a prominent Mid-Atlantic collection.
Americana and Fine Antiques are the subject of the June 22 auctions. This sale includes select material from the Rudolph Evers estate collection and features a fine selection of rare Virginia and other Southern material; 18th and 19th century American formal and country furniture; fine and decorative arts; folk pottery and folk art; country accessories; quilts and other textiles; silver; 18th and 19th century stoneware; redware and related ceramics. The auction also includes English and Continental material.
The July 27th auction is for 19th and 20th Century glass. This sale includes the outstanding collection of salt and pepper shakers owned by the late Richard "Dick" and Mary Ann Krauss collection of Clyde, OH and is being held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the Antique Glass Salt and Sugar Shaker Club which will be held in near-by Harrisonburg, VA.
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